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Aerospace Estimator x2

Our client specialises in the manufacture and metallic structures for the Aerospace industry.

We currently have a permanent position for an Aerospace Estimator.

Summary of Role:

The Engineer (Composite) is responsible for estimating enquiries for aerospace structural components and assemblies primarily based around a composite structure and, if required, providing completed request for quotation summaries to customers, including but not limited to:

  • Carbon Composites and Glass Fibre details and assemblies
  • Understanding the detail of Composite assembly
  • Flat and formed metallic details
  • Metallic fabricated assemblies
  • Routing and 5-axis machining of Carbon Composites, Glass Fibre and metallic sheet details
  • Protective Treatments
  • Metal to Metal bonding

 Principal responsibilities: 

Operational output

  1. Interpretation of customer models, drawings, Bill of Materials and specifications including PowerPoint and schematic presentations/sketches as well as hard copy drawings.
  2. Identification of the processes required for each quotation such as lay-up, curing, machining, fabrication, assembly and protective treatments to enable accurate cost compilation
  3. Understand the process of Composite manufacturing fomo freezer to delivery
  4. Ensure the customer requirements are fully understood and the most cost effective solution is quoted.
  5. Liaison with suppliers to ascertain prices.
  6. Liaison with customers to clarify any details where necessary
  7. Preparation of accurate costs in terms of materials, labour etc.
  8. Ensure all enquiries and quotations produced are entered correctly in to the computer system

Health, safety and environment

  1. Uphold processes that assure the effective health, safety and environmental best practices


Location: Darwen | Salary: 35000 - 45000 per year | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 04/05/2022